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Anzac Battlefield : a Gallipoli landscape of war and memory / edited by Antonio Sagona, Mithat Atabay, Christopher Mackie, Ian McGibbon, Richard Reid.

Contributor(s): Sagona, A. G [editor.] | Mackie, Christopher [editor.] | McGibbon, I. C. (Ian C.), 1947- | Atabay, Mithat [editor.] | Reid, Richard [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: xxvi, 268 pages, 72 unnumbered pages of plates : black & white and colour illustrations, colour maps ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107111745.Subject(s): Great Britain. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps | World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey -- Gallipoli PeninsulaSummary: This book explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and cartographic material, this book unearths the deep history of the Gallipoli peninsula, setting the Gallipoli campaign in a broader cultural and historical context. The book presents the results of an original archaeological survey, the research for which was supported by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Governments. The survey examines materials from both sides of the battlefield, and sheds new light on the environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the conflict. Richly illustrated with both Ottoman and Anzac archival images and maps, as well as original maps and photographs of the landscape and archaeological findings, Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory.
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Anzac Battlefield: A Gallipoli Landscape of War and Memory explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and cartographic material, this book unearths the deep history of the Gallipoli peninsula, setting the Gallipoli campaign in a broader cultural and historical context. The book presents the results of an original archaeological survey, the research for which was supported by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Governments. The survey examines materials from both sides of the battlefield, and sheds new light on the environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the conflict. Richly illustrated with both Ottoman and Anzac archival images and maps, as well as original maps and photographs of the landscape and archaeological findings, Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory.

This book explores the transformation of Gallipoli's landscape in antiquity, during the famed battles of the First World War and in the present day. Drawing on archival, archaeological and cartographic material, this book unearths the deep history of the Gallipoli peninsula, setting the Gallipoli campaign in a broader cultural and historical context. The book presents the results of an original archaeological survey, the research for which was supported by the Australian, New Zealand and Turkish Governments. The survey examines materials from both sides of the battlefield, and sheds new light on the environment in which Anzac and Turkish soldiers endured the conflict. Richly illustrated with both Ottoman and Anzac archival images and maps, as well as original maps and photographs of the landscape and archaeological findings, Anzac Battlefield is an important contribution to our understanding of Gallipoli and its landscape of war and memory.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • 1 Boundary and divide: some thoughts on the antiquity of the Dardanelles
  • 2 The Gallipoli campaign: history and legend
  • 3 Recording the battlefield: first steps
  • 4 Capturing the battlefield: the story of mapping and air photography
  • 5 Battlefield archaeology: Gallipoli
  • 6 Forming the Anzac battlefield
  • 7 Forming the Ottoman battlefield
  • 8 Artefacts from the battlefield
  • 9 Remembering Gallipoli
  • 10 Remembering Gallipoli from a Turkish perspective
  • Conclusion: The Anzac battlefield
  • Appendix: Anzac Gallipoli archaeological database